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Nortel Networks Centillion 1000 ATM Switch Family

Published: 21 July 2000

ID: G0090467

Analyst(s): Minna Siegel, Kimberly K. Hiller


With the Centillion 1000 family, Nortel Networks offers a range of models-- the Centillion 1600, 1400, and 1200-- for ATM enterprise networks, from the workgroup to the LAN core. The Centillion 1000 can support ATM interfaces from T1/E1 to OC-12.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
  • Analysis
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
  • Strengths
    • Interfaces Can Be Used Across All Switches
    • Complies With Key ATM Standards
    • Offers Full Hardware Redundancy
  • Limitations
    • Lack of VLAN Management Support
  • Datapro Insight

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